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Ball point pen on todays newsprint Increased pressure on school administrators to have their charges achieve, combined with bonuses for fifth grade math and science teachers for bringing up standardized test scores, led to a Texas elementary school achieving scores too good to be true. Principle Dianne Edwards and assistant principle Tonia Bush resigned after it was learned that educators cheated by “tubing” the test booklet (squeezing the test booklet without breaking its paper seal) to form an open tube, see what would be on the test, and distribute detailed study guides. Ball point pen on todays newsprint ...

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Ball point pen on the morning newsprint Remembering the 13 fallen at Fort Hood Chief Warrant Officer Michael Grant Cahill (Ret.), Cameron, Texas, 62 Major Libardo Eduardo Caraveo, Woodbridge, Virginia, 52 Army Staff Sergeant Justin DeCrow, Plymouth, Indiana, 32, Captain John Gaffaney, San Diego, California, 56 US Army Specialist/E4 Frederick Greene, Mountain City, Tennessee, 29 US Army Specialist/E4 Jason Dean Hunt, Tipton, Oklahoma, 22 Sergeant. Amy Krueger, Kiel, Wisconsin, 29 Private First Class. Aaron Thomas Nemelka, West Jordan, Utah, 19 Private First Class. Michael Pearson, Bolingbrook, Illinois, 22 Captain Russell Seager, Racine, Wisconsin, 51 Private. Francheska Velez, Chicago, Illinois, 21 Lieutenant. Col. Juanita L. Warman, Havre De Grace, Maryland, 55 US Army Specialist/E4 Kham Xiong, St. Paul, Minnesota, 23 Also: Last years Veterans Day post remembering my Da ...

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Ball point pen on the morning newsprint Major Nidal Hasan stands accused of killing 13 at the Fort Hood, Texas, Army base. An Army psychiatrist, Hasan believed that US Muslim soldiers should be released as conscientious objectors from serving a military that constantly engages fellow Muslims. This was no secret. He gave a Powerpoint lecture on the subject to his superiors in 2007. Terrorism investigators also learned last year that Hasan was communicating with a radical anti-American cleric in Yemen. After investigating they decides Hasan was not a threat. ...

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